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INTS 2302 - Global Issues - Wiebelhaus-Brahm

United States (US) Government Resources

USA.gov is the federal government's portal. Websites for all agencies in all branches of the federal government, as well as many state websites, can be searched and accessed from here.

The U.S. Department of State has a variety of reports, fact sheets, and testimony related to human trafficking.

World Bank

The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world.

The World Bank Open Knowledge Repository collects, disseminates, and permanently preserves its intellectual output in digital form. Coverage: Varies by type of publication.

Included in the repository are World Bank books, development reports, policy research working papers, and numerous other studies and journal articles.

Subjects cover any topic/program given World Bank funding for research, including numerous publications on programs and issues.

Free the Slaves

Free the Slaves' mission is to "liberat[e] slaves and changing the conditions that allow slavery to persist."

Partners Against Trafficking Humans (PATH)

PATH’s mission is "to provide safe housing and a program of restoration and reintegration for rescued victims of human trafficking and prostitution."

Examples of NGOs

Duke University's NGO Database may provide links to organization and/or activist websites that have information on your topic.

Selecting a region or subject is a good starting point for using this database. There is also a search box you can use.

Polaris Project

The Polaris Project is "a leading international organization combating human trafficking and modern-day slavery."

Operated by the Polaris Project, the National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC) is "a national anti-trafficking hotline and resource center serving victims and survivors of human trafficking and the anti-trafficking community in the United States."

United States (U.S.) Fund for UNICEF

"The U.S. Fund for UNICEF supports UNICEF's work, and other efforts in support of the world's children, through fundraising, advocacy and education in the United States.

UNICEF does whatever it takes to save and protect the world's most vulnerable children. Forty years ago, UNICEF figured out that promoting simple, low-cost interventions like hand washing and breastfeeding could save millions of lives. Undaunted by war or geography, UNICEF delivers."

Blue Campaign - Dept. of Homeland Security

The Blue Campaign is the unified voice for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) efforts to combat human trafficking. Working in collaboration with law enforcement, government, non-governmental and private organizations, the Blue Campaign strives to protect the basic right of freedom and to bring those who exploit human lives to justice.   Through the Blue Campaign, DHS raises public awareness about human trafficking, leveraging partnerships to educate the public to recognize human trafficking and report suspected instances.  To view all available Blue Campaign resources, please visit our resources page.

United Nations (UN)

The United Nations is an international organization founded in 1945 after the Second World War by 51 countries committed to maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations, and promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights.